People don’t cook anymore, which is a shame. It’s a lost art, more so for certain generations than others (let’s not point fingers here) but to not be able to cook is such a loss. One of the main reasons many don’t cook is that they don’t know how, and don’t have the time or the interest to learn themselves a few good recipes.
Not to worry, we’re here to help, with the use of some funky, interesting and well-illustrated infographics. Know how to measure the perfect portion using only your hand, make chocolate desserts, fruit juices and delicious smoothies, pair meat with the right wine or even make your own wine. Some of them touch on the basics on equipment while others go through processes that last days and even months! (Be warned, you will go hungry from reading this post.)
1. 27 Irresistible Topping Combos for Gourmet Grilled Pizza
This beautifully illustrated infographic mimics chalkboard drawings and also contains some pretty interesting pizza recipes.
2. Ramen Hacks
If you have seen a few food hacks that include ramen, know that this is a thing. Try these recipes and you might be able to see why.
3. Ultimate Guide to Pairing Soup with Wine and Beer
Perhaps suited for those in the food service industry, here is a simple infographic for pairing soup with wine or beer.
4. How to measure your Perfect Portion
It’s basically how to measure portions of food stuff with just your hand.
5. Just Juice It!
Here are 3 simple juice recipes that are easy to make and easier to finish.
6. How to Make a Skinny Smoothie
A short and sweet infographic to mix things up a little. Who doesn’t love a smoothie for a hot summer day?
7. Summer Cocktails
A simple but stunning infographic for two summer cocktails.
8. 10 DIY Dry Rub Recipes
Here are 10 DIY dry rub recipes for spices, for some crazy awesome spices.
9. Elixir Love
Need some fuel and nourishment for your soul? You’ve come to the right infographic.
10. Eat This For Breakfast
This infographic is great for those who want to make better nutritional choices? Get ready to be a whole lot healthier.
11. How to Make Your Own Wine
If you have 11 to 90 days to spare, you can actually make your own wine.
12. Cold Brew Coffee
Cold Brew Coffee takes the heat off coffee making, but you need 12 to 18 hours before you can taste its results. Up for it?
There’s more to pasta than spaghetti and fettucine. Here’s 20 more.
14. Salsa, Spice and Everything Nice
An awesome visual guide to food, beverages and desserts in Mexican Cuisine.
15. Grill Master
Know your way around meat and the grill? This Grill Master infographic will help you level up faster.
14. Surprising Foods to Help Sooth Stress
The science behind the healthy benefits of food takes center stage in this infographic.
15. 3-Ingredient Chocolate Desserts
Want to make Cookie Truffles or Nutty Chocolate Croissants or Frozen Banana Pops? If they sound tasty to you, you definitely should. Here are the ingredients.
16. 25 Smoothie Recipes
A fan of smoothies? You’re going to love this infographic then. Get your blender and ice cubes ready.
17. A Care Guide for Cast Iron Skillets
If you want to know your food, you need to know how to use and treat your equipment right.
18. Farm to Fork
An informative infographic on how certain types foods should food should not be making it to our dinner table.
19. Food and Wine Pairing Basics
Dining with wine requires some basic pairings, like flavor, taste and textures. Learn which pairs with what kind.
20. Tea Time
For days when you should take a break from coffee, why not try tea instead? It’s healthy, it’s fun to make and it makes you feel classy at times too.
21. Around the World in 80 Drinks
Wow your party guests with some regional knowledge of alcoholic drinks. How many do you know?
22. 50 Culinary Hacks to make You A Kitchen Master
23. Baking Pan Conversion Chart
Those who are new to baking should find this chart helpful. Probably should look at it before they go shopping for pans as well.
24. Formula for a Simple Vinaigrette
Vinaigrette made simple with a handy infographic and three simple recipes you can easily master.
25. How to Store your Groceries
These days we do what we can to not waste food and part of that process requires knowing how to store them well enough for them to last until they get used. This is what makes this infographic great.
26. Encyclopedia of Pasta
Did you know there are this many types and forms of pasta? This encyclopedia is absolutely insane.
27. How to Fillet a Fish
Many of us know how to eat a fish, some would know to get it in fillet form in the market, but few will have actually fillet a fish with their bare hands. Here’s how.
28. How to Make a Sourdough Starter
There are many sourdough starter instructions out there. But few are in infographic form like this. Let’s conduct some Science!
29. The Chef’s Guide to Knives
Knife knowledge abysmal to begin with? Find out the difference between julienne, chiffonade and dicing and a bucnh of knife-related stuff you have no idea exists.
30. Kitchen Volume Conversion Aid
How much is a teaspoon? Is it the same for everyone? If you break it down to milliliters then that’s a yes. Let’s get converted!
31. Guide to Flavoring With Spices
Those TV chefs keep going off about allspice and turmeric and nutmeg and more. Well, if you can go through this detailed infographic, you will (finally) understand what they are talking about.
32. 10 Easy Homemade Soups
Love mom’s chicken soup but don’t know how to make it? Why limit yourself to just chicken-for-sick-people soup? Here are 10 awesome half-hour recipes.
33. Conversion Chart: Basic Ingredients
If cooking recipes confound you everytime they use the term "cup", this chart will show you what they actually meant in metrics.
34. Conversion Chart: Measurements & Temperatures
Here’s another conversion chart you should have in the kitchen if you bake.
35. How to Brine a Turkey
There’s an infographic for everything out there, including one on how to get your turkey ready. It also comes with do’s and don’ts when it comes to brining.
36. Knives of the Kitchen
Ever wonder what those differently shaped knives are good for? Plenty, in fact. Check out the how each of these knives make the cut.
37. 50 Simple Salads for Every Season
An incredible infographic with 50 salad recipes for all four seasons, complete with 5 different dressing recipes. You have no reason to not love veggies after this.
38. The World’s Best Guacamole
The world’s best guacamole needs 10 ingredients and only 1 hour or so to make. Will it live up to the hype? You need to try it yourself to find out, I guess.
39. Ultimate Party meatballs
Who knew a meatball recipe would include jellied cranberry sauce? If you do try this recipe though, let us know how it turned out.
40. Best 5 Hot Drinks to Warm Your Toes
Make your own "specialty drink" with the recipes shared by a Beverage Manager (apparently they are the ones in charge of creating new drinks to quench their customer’s thirst).
41. Coffee Recipes for the Happy Drinker
Regular coffee boring you? Spice things up a little with the recipes and instructions in this frappe-filled infographic.
While we’d probably have half a dozen knives to our name, there are actually a ton of other knives that get the job done more easily. Do your know your knives?
43. Kitchen 101: Eggs
Eggs are one of the main and most versatile ingredient to use while baking. Understand eggs better with this infographic.
44. Guide to Aromatics
Create dishes that are more aromatic and healthier with the right herbs and vegetables with this handy guide. The garlics and onions are worth it.
45. Ultimate Burger Guide
If you love cookouts, making patties, grilling burgers, concocting family recipe sauces, get a leg up on your BBQ-ing skills with this awesome infographic.
46. 38 Ways to Make The Perfect Coffee
Coffee fanatics might love this infographic which breaks down the compositions of 38 different coffees. How many have you even heard of?